Devon Palma is a member of the firm’s Real Estate and Land Use teams, focusing on a variety of commercial and residential real estate deals and projects. She works with corporate clients and financial institutions in commercial real estate sales, purchases, and leasing, as well as residential real estate transactions including the sale and purchase of single-family homes, co-ops, and condominiums. In the areas of land use and zoning, Devon counsels the zoning and planning boards of a number of Long Island villages, which includes evaluating applications and drafting decisions.
Also a member of the firm’s Corporate practice group, Devon advises businesses on a variety of matters, with a focus most recently on helping businesses navigate the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), employment issues, and related challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. In connection with her corporate work, Devon also advises clients on estate planning and business succession planning.
Devon joined CMM as a summer associate in 2014. Prior to joining the firm, Devon interned with the Nassau County Attorney’s Office in the General Litigation Bureau and the Grievance Committee for the Tenth Judicial District.
Devon also focuses on the firm’s training and recruitment efforts. She is an avid golfer, and has participated in clinics and programs designed to encourage women and school-age girls to take up the sport for their personal and professional growth.
State University of New York at New Paltz, B.A.
Hofstra University, Maurice A. Deane School of Law, J.D. (Staff Editor, Family Court Review)
Boards, Associations, and Leadership
Volunteer, Great South Bay Society
Volunteer, American Red Cross, Long Island Chapter
Volunteer, Special Olympics
Volunteer, Gary Big Brown 68, Inc. (distribution of holiday meals at Long Island Women’s Empowerment (LIWEN) shelter in Brentwood)